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Owenia HouseOwenia House is a specialist state wide service committed to reducing the incidence of sexual assault in South Australia through the provision of a range of evidence based, therapeutic services.
The service is available to adults who have committed an offence and are community based. It is also available to adults who are concerned they may sexually offend against children or adults.
Owenia House provides assessment, education and therapeutic services in both individual and group settings, or a combination, according to the person’s assessed needs and risk of reoffending.
Therapeutic approaches include particular services for people who commit internet based offences, direct, physical contact offences to children or adults, people who have an intellectual disability or acquired brain injury.
Owenia House work closely with a range of specialist agencies and welcome enquiries from the public and service providers.
Owenia House contributes to a wide range of training programs in the health and welfare sectors focusing on the issues of child and adult sexual offending.
Owenia House partners with the University of Adelaide in research into sexual offender issues.
Contact details for Owenia House:
Telephone: (08) 7425 6399
Operating Hours: 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
If you are distressed and need support now please contact the following help lines:
Lifeline: 131 411
Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636
Mental Health Crisis Services: 131 465